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scraggy

(ˈskrægi)
mod. bony. Who is that scraggy dame?
References in classic literature ?
I found him seated at the end of a long narrow table, facing his wife--a scraggy little woman, with long ringlets and a blue tooth, who smiled abroad stupidly and looked frightened when you spoke to her.
The woman of the house, a scraggy, genteel person, tried even to provoke confidences.
Ed revealed celebrated Grammy with his A scraggy creature whiny screeching.
Even the two friendly ones Scraggy and Chirpy, yes I give them names, have gone.
Otherwise, I could be found searching for books at the now defunct Everton Library at the top of St Domingo Road, once called the 'Jewel on the Hill', but now nothing more than a Premier Inn for scraggy pigeons that nest in what was once the domain of characters like air ace Biggles at one end of the scale, and Noddy and Big Ears at the other.
When it's looking scraggy and unkempt, it must be worn down for draggedthrough-a-hedge-backwards chic.
But smiling Rocco Ritchie seemed as oblivious to the saga as he was to his fashion pedigree with his Artful Dodger-style scraggy jeans cut just above the ankles and shaved hair.
Her feathers are a bit scraggy on her head, this could be due to moulting or due to being outside straying for a while.
While Mr Bethell is prepared to foot the bill to have the scraggy ancient hedge replanted and tidied up, the two parties are at loggerheads over the border.
Bleak in tone and subject matter, it also reduces the towns and countryside of West Yorkshire to a scraggy, soulsucking vision of hell.
This week the scraggy chickens of under-funded public services have come home to roost.
ANGEL OLSEN - BURN YOUR FIRE FOR NO WITNESS Finding beauty in lo-fi, scraggy production, this fiery LP mixes short, sharp bursts of adrenaline with darker, more introspective moments.
The Californian beauty is soooooooo much nicer than the scraggy lot he has been pursuing since splitting with Cheryl in 2010.
I have timed this trip very well because I flew out over Halloween and therefore missed having to rake through my wardrobe to find a scraggy old wig, rip an old dress to shreds and cover my face in fake blood to attend a fancy dress party which I hate.
Oh, dear old South Side Hill, old rugged, scraggy hill,